Ubuntu on Mac Laptops

Bob Nielsen nielsen at oz.net
Tue Jan 17 18:47:49 UTC 2006

On Jan 17, 2006, at 9:47 AM, Bob Nielsen wrote:

> On Jan 17, 2006, at 7:57 AM, jack jackson wrote:
>> Thanks Scott and Eric. Eric, I understand that it's going to be a  
>> bit tricky but basically I wonder this:
>> If I hand compile the driver and install it, will I be able at  
>> this stage to associate with a WiFi Access Point and communicate  
>> while WPA or at the very least WEP encrypted? I'm all for geeking  
>> and tweaking to get to that point, but if I can do that it would  
>> be great
> I haven't tried the PPC driver yet, but setting up a i386 machine  
> (also a broadcom chip but ndiswrapper did the trick in that case)  
> was fairly easy.  See
> <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WiFiHowto>.  You will probably need to  
> download the wireless-tools package to a USB memory stick and  
> install it before getting everything to work.

Actually that won't be necessary, since wireless-tools is on the  
Dapper install CD.

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